care2, Stand Up for Children in Jammu and Kashmir‏ ~ Take Action !

A Celebration of Women, Although India has amended its national juvenile justice law in order to be consistent with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has not updated its law and is continuing to jail 16 and 17 year olds as adults. Urge Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah to amend Jammu and Kashmir's law now. » 17 year old Murtaza Manzoor was held for four months without being charged in a facility that was not equipped to house … [Read more...]

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